Aftar Singh

Recent and archived articles by Aftar Singh

15 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Solid support system

KUALA LUMPUR: There is a saying – family is not an important thing, it’s everything.

13 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Hockey team must avoid disaster at World Cup four years ago

KUALA LUMPUR: National hockey coach Roelant Oltmans has set a top 10 target for his side in the World Cup in Bhubaneswar, India, which begins on Nov 28.

Ready for battle: The 18-man Malaysian hockey squad for the World Cup tournament in Bhubaneswar, India, posing after the team were named yesterday. — Bernama
12 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Nik Aiman holding his own against more experienced forwards

PETALING JAYA: Youngster Nik Muhd Aiman Nik Rozemi has to compete with more experienced forwards for a first-team spot in the Hockey World Cup but he’s optimistic about being selected.

10 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Hockey team should stick to Hairi as keeper in World Cup

KUALA LUMPUR: Goalkeeper Mohd Hairi Abdul Rahman (pic) is keeping up the good work – after proving he’s a steady figure between the posts in tournaments in the last eight months.

9 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

It won’t be a drag for Razie as he prepares for his second W-Cup

KUALA LUMPUR: Penalty corner specialist Muhd Razie Abdul Rahim is back in training for the Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar, India, starting on Nov 28.

1 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Haziq hopes to impress coach Oltmans for World Cup spot

KUALA LUMPUR: It is the dream of every hockey player to feature in the World Cup.

1 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

A matter of execution

KUALA LUMPUR: The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) have launched their grand F30 road-map but former na­tional coach B. Sathia­nathan says the success will depend on combination of many factors.

One for the album: FAM president Datuk Hamidin Mohd Amin (centre), FIFA president Gianni Infantino (left) and AFC president Sheikh Salman Ibrahim Al-Khalifa posing for the camera. — FAIHAN GHANI / The Star
31 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

KL forward Kirandeep fails to find the net in Razak Cup

KUALA LUMPUR: Expectations were high on national forward Kirandeep Kaur to deliver goals for Kuala Lumpur in her first Razak Cup hockey tournament.

30 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Faizal emerges top scorer after helping Malaysia finish third

KUALA LUMPUR: National forward Faizal Saari showed he is shaping up well for next month’s World Cup in India after winning the top scorer’s award in the Asian Champions Trophy in Muscat, Oman.

Making us proud: Faizal Saari (left)scored eight goals to help Malaysia claim the bronze medal in the Asian Champions Trophy in Muscat, Oman, on Sunday. — AFP
29 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Malaysia to fight Japan for third place

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will be playing for the third placing for the fifth consecutive time after losing 1-3 in a penalty shootout to Pakistan in the men’s Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament in Muscat, Oman.